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Take Down (2016)
Direction: Jim Gillespie | cast: Phoebe Tonkin, Dominic Sherwood, Ed Westwick, Jeremy Sumpter
The students of a school for adolescent rich children take matters into their own hands when the campus is attacked by a group of criminals.Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Direction: Patty Jenkins | cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal
The 80s. Diana Prince faces the Cold War and is on her way to the Soviet Union. There she will have to face Barbara Ann Minerva, better known as the life-threatening ‘Cheetah’. Barbara was a British anthropologist who was given special powers through the plant god Urtzkartaga.
Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)
Direction: Taylor Sheridan | cast: Angelina Jolie, Jon Bernthal, Nicholas Hoult, Aidan Gillen
A young teenager witnesses the murder of his father near a large national forest. Pursued by assassins who want to silence him, he soon encounters an experienced firefighter and survivalist in the wilderness who shelters him in her watchtower. When the assassins set the forest on fire to cover their tracks, the pair must survive a deadly fire that threatens to consume them and outsmart the killers.
The Little Things (2021)
Direction: John Lee Hancock | cast: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto, Chris Bauer
In director John Lee Hancock’s thriller “The Little Things,” known for films such as Highwaymen and The Founder, Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe “Deke” Deacon (Washington) is sent to Los Angeles to collect evidence. It should have been a routine job, but he becomes involved in the search for a serial killer who is haunting the city. The investigation is led by Sergeant Jim Baxter (Malek) of the LA Sheriff’s Department. Impressed by Deke’s qualities, he unofficially enlists his help. But what Baxter doesn’t realize is that the investigation into the killer is retrieving certain things from Deke’s past. Disturbing secrets are revealed that don’t just jeopardize the case.
Paper & Glue (2021)
Direction: Jr. | cast: Jr., Ladj Ly
An exploration of the work of the legendary French artist JR, whose large-scale photographs have covered structures around the world for nearly two decades. The documentary uses his projects as a bridge to bridge our many cultural divides and explores the great ability of art to challenge perspectives and unite communities.
Direction: Bobby Boermans | cast: Yannick van de Velde, Alex Hendrickx, Abbey Hoes, Anneke Blok
The two old friends, the popular Max and the nerdy Ruben, meet again after growing apart for a while. One helps the other with his graduation and the other helps organize a crazy graduation party. The roof comes off and Max and Ruben are dependent on each other.
Escape from Kabul (2022)
Direction: Jamie Roberts |
Through never-before-seen footage and interviews with Afghan soldiers, Taliban and Afghan refugees, the story of the largest airlift in United States history is told.
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Direction: Coky Giedroyc | cast: Tom Hardy, Charlotte Riley, Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Lancashire
Heathcliff is still haunted by memories of his great love Cathy, whom he met as an orphaned boy on Wuthering Heights. As an adult she chose a life of security and comfort.
The Wretched (2019)
Direction: Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce | cast: John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones, Asia Tesfaic
The Wretched revolves around the rebellious teenager Ben. When his parents divorce, he has to work with his father for a summer. During his stay, he discovers a terrible secret. An evil forest spirit has the village in its grip. This one is after children and as soon as she takes them, all trace of their existence disappears. No one believes Ben, so it’s up to him to stop the evil.
Lunatic, crazy! (2014)
Direction: Johan Timmers | cast: Karin van Holst Pellekaan, Martin van Waardenberg, John Buijsman, Dick van den Toorn
The psychiatric patients were forced to return to society after the ‘Zonnedael’ clinic was closed. Sister Ten Hoeven misses her beloved patients and without them she has no purpose in her life. When the ‘crazy’ learn that the sister has been kidnapped, they embark on a risky and pleasantly deranged quest led by the Major.
Direction: Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Jean van de Velde | cast: Monic Hendrickx, Peter Blok, Sarah Jonker, Sophie van Winden
Live! tells the story of Anna (Monic Hendrickx), a lively woman in her early forties, who carefully picks up the pen that she had hung up on the willows 25 years earlier. As she writes her story, she has to face events from the past that have always held her back from living fully. She also has to free herself from the worries of today, her role in the family, the relationship with her mother, in order to become the woman she had been for a long time, but did not dare to be.
Little Ice Age (2017)
Direction: Paula van der Oest | cast: Johan Heldenbergh, Hannah Hoekstra, Monic Hendrickx, Anniek Pheifer
A group of friends, (former) musicians and their followers gather in an old, once squatted house in the countryside to scatter the ashes of their friend and hero Kas. They are invited by Kas’s very pregnant friend Sallie, to remember their inspiration in a memorable way.
Direction: Boudewijn Koole | cast: Rick Lens, Loek Peters, Cahit Ölmez, Susan Radder
Ten-year-old Jojo takes home a young jackdaw one day. He keeps it hidden from his father Ronald, because he does not want animals in the house. Fearing his aggressive moods, Jojo finds himself caught between caring for the jackdaw and loyalty to his father. Until the bomb explodes. Because of the special friendship that Jojo has with the Jackdaw, he is able to solve the problems with his father.
I See You (2019)
Direction: Adam Randall | cast: Helen Hunt, Jon Tenney, Judah Lewis, Owen Teague
When a boy goes missing, Chief Inspector Greg Harper (Jon Tenney) must balance the investigation and the problems he faces at home with his wife Jackie (Helen Hunt). Her grip on reality begins to diminish drastically due to a recent affair with Greg. When something evil shows up in their home and their son Connor (Judah Lewis) finds himself in a life-threatening situation, the harsh truth about the Harper household is finally revealed.
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